Update: Victim identified in Saturday shooting; Wichita man arrested


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – According to public records, a Wichita man was booked early Sunday on suspicion of murder.

Richie Randle, 18, was arrested in northeast Wichita sometime on Saturday.

Lt. Jason Stephens of the Wichita Police Department reported on Monday that the suspect in that shooting was 19-year-old TImothy J. Golden.

Stephens said police had responded to the apartment complex at 1:44 p.m. Saturday afternoon where they found that multiple shots had been fired into the apartment. Fire and EMS crews attended to Golden in the apartment but were unable to revive him.

Investigators were able to determine that three unknown men had been involved in the shooting. They are still looking for two other suspects.

Police tell KSN they do not believe that the shooting was gang-related. They would not comment on a possible motive at this time, though they said there were indications that the victim may have known the suspects.

If you have any information about the shooting, or know the suspects, you are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

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